OCCAR News 25. February 2015 First Steel Cutting Ceremony for the 8th Italian FREMM Another important milestone in the FREMM programme was successfully achieved on 25th February 2015 with the first steel cutting of the 8th Italian FREMM frigate. 27. February 2014 FREMM again On the 27th February 2014 in La Spezia shipyard, the third Italian frigate, named after the World War II Italian hero “Carlo Margottini”, was delivered by OCCAR to the Italian Navy. 18. February 2014 FREMM: Visit to the DCNS Lorient Shipyard and the frigate “Normandie” On the 18th of February 2014, OCCAR Director Tim Rowntree went to the DCNS Lorient shipyard where the French Navy’s FREMM multi-mission frigates are assembled. 01. February 2012 Lynx Helicopter landed on FREMM Frigate First trials to certify the aviation platform equipment of the French FREMM frigate Aquitaine with French Navy “Lynx helicopter” were conducted in the Atlantic off Lorient on Tuesday 31st of January and Wednesday 1st of February 2012.